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The Secret Life of Squirrels: Back to School!

By Nancy Rose
Authors:
Nancy Rose
Mr. Peanuts' friend Rosie needs help preparing for the first day of school! The two squirrels go shopping for school supplies, set up the library and music corners, bring all the sports equipment out to the blacktop, and decorate the classroom. Mr. Peanuts even practices driving the school bus! This school year is going to be a blast.Nancy Rose brings this back-to-school story to life with her photographs of real wild squirrels in handcrafted, homemade miniature settings.

Summer Color!

By Diana Murray, Zoe Persico
Authors:
Diana Murray
Illustrated by:
Zoe Persico
A celebration of the wonder and colors of every child's favorite season--summer!In this celebration of the outdoors, two rambunctious children take off on an adventure from their own backyard. In each new scene they discover the wondrous details--and beautiful colors--of nature. Even when a little summer rain threatens to dampen their grand adventure, the fun continues as woodland scenes come to life in a whole new way.Diana Murray's spirited verse paired with Zoe Persico's charming illustrations hits a wonderful balance of sophisticated and sweet, with details that young children will immediately relate to and layered verse that will enchant readers of all ages.

Sheep 101

By Richard Morris, LeUyen Pham
Authors:
Richard Morris
Illustrated by:
LeUyen Pham
A slapstick, rollicking mashup of nursery rhyme characters and the time-honored bedtime ritual of counting sheep.One night, a boy counts sheep as he tries to fall asleep.99. 100. 101....Crash!Sheep 101 is stuck in the fence. Will he ever get out and get the little boy to sleep? Meet Sheep 101 and his colorful cast of characters, like Humpty Dumpty, Blind Mouse, Little Piggy, and more!From Richard T. Morris, author of This Is a Moose, and beloved illustrator LeUyen comes a hilarious story with vibrant illustrations full of late-night hijinks that will spark every child's imagination.

Sesame Street Big Book of ABCs and 123s

By Sesame Workshop
Authors:
Sesame Workshop
Join Elmo, Abby, Cookie Monster, and all their friends in this delightful collection of stories all about the alphabet and counting. Help Elmo to decide which letter is his favorite (is it A, B, C, or maybe even Z?) and enjoy silly stories featuring one of each of the twenty-six letters in the alphabet with all your favorite Sesame friends. Next it's time for some numbers fun with kids favorite Sesame characters as they learn the basics of counting from one and beyond! Combining learning with story-time fun, children and parents are sure to welcome this new treasury into their personal library.

The Story of Christmas

By Helen Dardik
Authors:
Helen Dardik
A long time ago, in the town of Nazareth, there lived a young woman named Mary. One day, an angel appeared before her and told her that she would give birth to a baby. The baby would be the son of God, and she would name him Jesus.Every year, children of all ages revisit this nativity tale of Mary and Joseph, the three wise men, the angels and the shepherds, and baby Jesus in the manger. Share this simple introduction to a remarkable and classic Bible story with young ones in this second book in a delightful new series. With stunning art by Helen Dardik and simplified text for little readers, The Story of Christmas is sure to become a favorite of families for years to come.

The Story of Noah's Ark

By Helen Dardik
Authors:
Helen Dardik
A long time ago, the people of the world were not treating each other kindly. God was very sad, and so he decided to send a flood to cover the entire world. However, one man, Noah, and his family were very good people, so God told Noah to build a big boat and to gather two of every kind of animal to be kept safe in the boat when the floor arrived. Noah did as God commanded and soon he, his family, and all the animals were drifting in the flood waters. After many weeks of waiting, the flood went away and Noah, his family, and the animals were able to again return to land. God set a rainbow in the sky, promising Noah that he would never again flood the earth.Share this remarkable and classic Bible story with young ones with this delightful new picture book. With stunning art by Helen Dardik, and simplified text for little readers, The Story of Noah's Ark is sure to become a favorite for families.

Shine!

By Patrick McDonnell
Authors:
Patrick McDonnell
Hoshi the sea star looks up in the sky and sees the stars shining. She wishes that she too could be in the sky amongst the brilliant stars--and as she imagines how much better it would be up in the air, she fails to appreciate the beautiful world that surrounds her underwater. It takes Hoshi's friends, old and new, to help her realize that her shine comes from within. With gorgeous illustrations depicting colorful underwater life, SHINE! teaches about the wonders that can be found inside ourselves.Naoko's gorgeous use of plywood as the canvas for her work offers the perfect texture and pattern to evoke waves and sea currents in the underwater scenes.

Sesame Street I Can Do It!

By Sesame Workshop
Authors:
Sesame Workshop
Join Elmo, Abby, Zoe, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, and all their Sesame Street friends in this delightful and educational storybook treasury! In Sesame Street I Can Do It!, young readers will experience many "firsts" with their favorite characters. From using the bathroom to going to school to having a sleepover, Elmo and friends will help navigate these new situations for children to make them less scary or anxiety-producing. Additionally, Bert will teach children the importance of taking turns while Elmo and Grover demonstrate the how to be a good friend. Young children will learn alongside their Sesame pals what manners are and how to be a strong part of the community. This five-minute story format makes this the perfect bedtime or on-the-go book and will be a cherished gift for the Sesame Street fan!

The Secret Life of Squirrels: A Love Story

By Nancy Rose
Authors:
Nancy Rose
The Secret Life of Squirrels: A Love Story is the companion to the picture books The Secret Life of Squirrels and Merry Christmas, Squirrels! Featuring photographs of wild squirrels in handcrafted, homemade miniature settings, this irresistible picture book is sure to surprise and delight readers and animal lovers of every age!Mr. Peanuts spends his days climbing trees and gathering nuts - but he wishes he had another squirrel to share his time with. When Mr. Peanuts meets a special squirrel friend, he soon finds himself falling in love! They visit the bookstore, go to the park, and have a romantic candlelit dinner.

Sesame Street: A Very Elmo Christmas

By Sesame Workshop
Authors:
Sesame Workshop
In this deluxe slipcase format, the perfect holiday gift for Elmo fans, Sesame Street's #1 character Elmo celebrates Christmas in Elmo's 12 Days of Christmas and Elmo's Christmas Countdown . These two Christmas classics are together for the first time in one volume encased in a gifty slipcase and including a Christmas count-down poster and stickers.

The Sound of Silence

By Katrina Goldsaito, Julia Kuo
Authors:
Katrina Goldsaito
Illustrated by:
Julia Kuo
Yoshio thinks Tokyo sounds like a symphony hall! He delights in everyday sounds--shoes squishing through puddles, raindrops pattering down, and lots of giggles! But one day he meets a musician who tells Yoshio that her favorite sound is ma, the Japanese word for the sound of silence. Yoshio must hear this! But how can he find it amid the hustle and bustle of the city?In the vein of Wabi Sabi, this book explains a sophisticated Japanese concept in a child-friendly way.

Sometimes You Win - Sometimes You Learn For Kids

By John C. Maxwell, Steve Bjorkman
Authors:
John C. Maxwell, Steve Bjorkman
Wendy and Wade love to play their favorite sport, Woggleball, and like most kids, they like to win. After a disappointing loss leaves Wendy and Wade ready to quit, some wise advice from their grandpa teaches them that true victory comes from keeping a positive attitude and learning from mistakes.
  • The Sheepover

    By John Churchman, Jennifer Churchman
    Authors:
    John Churchman, Jennifer Churchman
    One cold winter night, Sweet Pea the orphan lamb becomes very sick. Everyone in the farmyard is worried about her! Under the watchful care of Farmer John, Laddie the sheepdog, and Dr. Alison the mobile veterinarian, she slowly recovers. Dr. Alison tells Sweet Pea she can have a sleepover to celebrate as soon as she is well again. When the day finally comes, her closest friends Sunny, Prem, and Violet join her in the greenhouse for a fun and imaginative "SheepOver" celebration. This charming story of caring and friendship by farm owners John and Jennifer Churchman, brought to life with John's entrancing photo-illustrations, will enchant readers young and old. In the words of one of her many fans, "Sweet Pea brings a calming, authentic joy to my life that makes me laugh, cry and gives me hope that all is well in the world. . . . Everyone needs a little Sweet Pea in their lives!"
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    Steve, Raised by Wolves

    By Jared Chapman
    Authors:
    Jared Chapman
    On the first day of school, one wild little boy learns how to fit in--and how to stand out!"Be yourself," Steve's mom tells him on the first day of school, and he knows just what to do. After all, Steve is a human raised by wolves, and wolves are great at howling in class, shredding homework, and pouncing on new friends! Trying to fit in does NOT go well--until the class pet goes missing and Steve gets a chance to show everyone what wolves do best.

    The Secret Life of Squirrels

    By Nancy Rose
    Authors:
    Nancy Rose
    Adorable squirrels as you've never seen them!You may think you know what squirrels do all day...but Mr. Peanuts is no ordinary squirrel. Instead of climbing trees, he plays the piano. ('Moonlight Sonutta' is his favourite.) Instead of scurrying through the woods, he reads books (such as A Tail of Two Cities). But everything is more fun with company, so Mr. Peanuts writes a letter to Cousin Squirrel and invites him for a visit!Featuring candid photographs of wild squirrels in handcrafted, homemade miniature settings, this irresistible book is sure to surprise and delight readers and animal lovers of every age!
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    Scratch & Stencil: Glittery Pets

    By Running Press
    Authors:
    Running Press
    Everything that you need for hours of doodling, stenciling, and crafting can be found in these convenient, on-the-go Scratch & Stencil kits. Each kit includes seven sheets of scratch paper and a wooden stylus, which together can be used to create artwork in fun, bold colours. A 24-page booklet in each kit contains detailed instructions for craft projects that can be created with the three stencils provided, though the scratch sheets are perfect for freehand drawing as well. Scratch & Stencil: Glittery Pets contains black scratch paper that can be scratched through to reveal glittery silver, gold, purple, and pink underneath. The adorable animal-related stencils included can be used to create such projects as pom-pom kitty cats and a glittery dog tag.

    Scratch & Stencil

    By Running Press
    Authors:
    Running Press
    Everything that you need for hours of doodling, stenciling, and crafting can be found in these convenient, on-the-go Scratch & Stencil kits. Each kit includes seven sheets of scratch paper and a wooden stylus, which together can be used to create artwork in fun, bold colours. A 24-page booklet in each kit contains detailed instructions for craft projects that can be created with the three stencils provided, though the scratch sheets are perfect for freehand drawing as well. Scratch & Stencil contains black scratch paper that can be scratched through to reveal seven bright and bold colours underneath,glitter silver, glitter blue, glitter purple, rainbow, white, shiny red, and neon orange. The three decorative stencils included can be used to create such projects as a handmade pop-up card and a dramatic self-portrait.

    Scratch & Stencil: Best Friends

    By Running Press
    Authors:
    Running Press
    Everything that you need for hours of doodling, stenciling, and crafting can be found in these convenient, on-the-go Scratch & Stencil kits. Each kit includes seven sheets of scratch paper and a wooden stylus, which together can be used to create artwork in fun, bold colours. A 24-page booklet in each kit contains detailed instructions for craft projects that can be created with the three stencils provided, though the scratch sheets are perfect for freehand drawing as well. Scratch & Stencil: Best Friends contains black scratch paper that can be scratched through to reveal glittery silver, gold, purple, and pink underneath. The decorative stencils included can be used to create such projects as a picture-perfect photo frame and giftable friendship bracelets.

    Scratch & Stencil: Pretty Patterns

    By Running Press
    Authors:
    Running Press
    Everything that you need for hours of doodling, stenciling, and crafting can be found in these convenient, on-the-go Scratch & Stencil kits. Each kit includes seven sheets of scratch paper and a wooden stylus, which together can be used to create artwork in fun, bold colours. A 24-page booklet in each kit contains detailed instructions for craft projects that can be created with the three stencils provided, though the scratch sheets are perfect for freehand drawing as well. Scratch & Stencil: Pretty Patterns contains black scratch paper that can be scratched through to reveal blue-orange, rainbow, and glitter silver and purple underneath. The three prettily patterned stencils included can be used to create such projects as a patterned dress collection and gift tags decorated with a parade of animals.

    Scratch & Stencil: Wintery White

    By Running Press
    Authors:
    Running Press
    Everything that you need for hours of doodling, stenciling, and crafting can be found in these convenient, on-the-go Scratch & Stencil kits. Each kit includes seven sheets of scratch paper and a wooden stylus, which together can be used to create artwork in fun, bold colours. A 24-page booklet in each kit contains detailed instructions for craft projects that can be created with the three stencils provided, though the scratch sheets are perfect for freehand drawing as well. Scratch & Stencil: Wintery White contains white scratch paper that can be scratched through to reveal metallic silver and glittery silver, blue, and purple underneath. The three festive and seasonal stencils included can be used to create such projects as shiny ornaments a sparkly snowflake wreath.